(Quackery.) [drop head title:] BARRY'S PAIN RELIEF.

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A Purely Vegetable Preparation.

Description: printed bifolium advertisement, with a large woodcut vignette on first page, unevenly browned, sometime folded twice, pp. [4], 8vo, unbound

Publication Details: [?New York or Philadelphia:] George C. Barclay, [1877]

Notes: Professor Alexander Barry, as he styles himself at the end, here mentions 4 other of his patent products, for the hair, the skin, and the teeth. The Pain Relief will cure almost any internal ailment, as well as being good for wounds and stings. 'This extraordinary remedy is made from a recipe received from an Indian called O-gul-sa-wah, the chief medicine man of the tribe of Crow Indians.' The vignette depicts a Crow encampment, with various domestic activities going on, including the arrival of two women bearing herbs or vegetables. The item was Entered according to Act of Congress in 1877, ...more

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Price: £450

Subject: Sciences

Published Date: [1877]

Stock Number: 66410

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